In this new release from Imaginary Authors, perfumer Josh Meyer takes has put together a beautiful rose-saffron elixir inspired by a fiction of his own making. That's the Imaginary Authors angle, and this time our invented writer is an American on a journey in India. "In 1980, Gwen K. Vroomen quit a monotonous job, went to the corner bar, and – on the bartender’s urging – threw a dart at a world map tacked on the wall. She had never heard of Goa but knew immediately she needed to go. Three months later she was celebrating Hindu New Year at a tea garden high in the hills of Kerala, fireworks exploding below. She wrote of that night: “I was resuscitated by color, redeemed by the vibrant unknown.” Her self-proclaimed 'Journey out of darkness,' dotted with unforgettable stories of night markets, river floats, and harrowing moped rides, inspired a generation of young Americans eager to buck the drudgery of ordinary life." Notes include saffron, rose absolute, leather, apple, benzoin, cashmeran, and Arpora Night Market.
Josh Meyer is the creator and perfumer of Imaginary Authors out of Portland, Oregon. Each perfume in his line of gorgeous, quirky scents has an imaginary author to match. Read a Q&A with Josh or learn more at www.imaginaryauthors.com.
Slow Explosions was inspired by the imaginary novel written by Gwen K. Vroomen (you guessed it—an imaginary author).